Meaning of dabóng



Stunted, not growing to maturity, not ripening; to become stunted, etc. Ang humáy nga gintánum námon sang Húlyo nagdabóng, kay walâ sing ulán. The rice we planted in July was short in the straw, because there was no rain. (see arí-arí, agíl-agíl).



Dense foliage; to be shady, leafy, thick with leaves, dense with foliage. Ang páhò nagadábong. The mango-tree is thickly set with leaves, is shady. Padabónga ang káhoy sa pagpulúd sang iya mga sangá. Make the tree grow thick foliage by pruning its branches. (see gápà).